609-987-8100

Repent, The End is Near

Description: Join Rabbi Eric Wisnia as he reflects on his rabbinate, Jewish life and the changes he has seen over the last 40 years. His reflections will frame Jewish history and offer a perspective for what is yet to come. Bring your own Kosher-style lunch; drinks and dessert will be provided. 

Date: Thursday, January 24th at 12:30pm

Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, West Windsor)

RSVP: Required to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126. 

 

 

How The Jews Got Their Names

Description: Seniors of Beth El Synagogue and JFCS present Laurie Dinerstein-Kurs with “How The Jews Got Their Names.” She will discuss how choice subjects may have been: What do you look like? What is your occupation? Where do you live? Or maybe even a made-up name! Someone may have made the decision for you! Light refreshments will be served. This program is open to the community. 

Date: Thursday January, 17th at 1:00pm

Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 maple Stream Road, East Windsor)

RSVP: Required to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126. 

 

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: Rabbi Wisnia.. An Introduction To My Book Origins

Description: Rabbi Wisnia’s profession may be Judaism but his passion is the Civil War and, in his retirement, his passion will become focus. Join Rabbi Wisnia as he explains the premise of his magnum opus.

 

 

Date: Thursday, December 27th at 12:30pm
Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, West Windsor)

RSVP: Required by 12/21 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: The Jewish Calendar.. Its Origins

Description: Along with Rabbi Kornsgold, we will explore the first Mitzvah (commandment) that was given to the Israelites. We will examine what this commandment represents, how the Jewish calendar was set up and how the calendar functions in our society today. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Wednesday December 12th at 12:30pm
Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor)

RSVP: Required by 12/7 to Beth Englezos at Bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: Moshe Rabeynu & Eric Rabeynu

Description: Join Rabbi Eric Wisnia for a study of the biblical leader, Moses.  This class will examine the words and teachings of Moses through text, sociology and the historical/political framework of the Biblical world.  A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Thursday, November 29th at 12:30pm

Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, West Windsor)

 RSVP: Required by 11/23 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126.

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: Maintaining Strong Connections As We Age

Description: In this informative and engaging session, Sean Gwinner, Executive Director of Right at Home, breaks down the signs and symptoms of isolation and loneliness.  He will present the barriers that stand in the way of maintaining strong social connections and tips for breaking them down. Sean will also lead an interactive exercise where attendees create plans for combating isolation – either for themselves or for loved ones who may be at risk.   A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Wednesday, November 14th at 12:30pm

Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor)

RSVP: Required  by 11/9 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 126.

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: Finding Faith In A Godless World

Description: Using his late wife’s story of being a hidden child in the Holocaust, Keith Sachs will lead a discussion on the struggles with faith of post-war Jewish children. His presentation will push participants to grapple with their own issues of Jewishness and belonging. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Thursday October 25 at 12:30pm

Location: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Road East, West Windsor, NJ)

RSVP: Required by 10/19 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126.

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: The Many Faces of King David

Description: We tend to think of King David as heroic – the slayer of Goliath and the one who united Israel into one kingdom. But many of David’s actions were disturbingly “un-heroic”. Please join us as we examine the many faces of David, the second King of Israel. This program will be presented by Beverly Rubman and Roslyn Vanderbilt. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

Date: Wednesday, September 5th at 12:30pm

Location: Beth El Synagogue (50 Maple Stream Road, East Windsor)

RSVP: Is required by 8/31 to Beth Englezos at bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: “There is No Messiah- And You’re It” By Rabbi Robert N. Levine

This book examines the history of messianic hope and anticipation, its evolution in Judaism and Jewish history, and other interpretations of “messiah” that shed new light on what it means to usher in the “kingdom of God.” This fascinating book is our call to see ourselves as the fulfillment of, not the anticipators of, messianic change. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

DATE: Thursday August 30th, 2018 at 12:30PM
LOCATION: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd East, Princeton Junction)
RSVP: is required by 8/24 to Beth Englezos at Bethe@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126
MORE INFO: Check out the book online by clicking here

Nosh & Knowledge Presents: “Outwitting History” by Aaron Lansky

DESCRIPTION: As a twenty-three-year old graduate student, Aaron Lansky set out to save the world’s abandoned Yiddish books before it was too late. Today, more than a million books later, he has accomplished what has been called “the greatest cultural rescue effort in Jewish history.” In the book Outwitting History, Lansky shares his adventures as well as the poignant and often laugh-out-loud stories he heard as he traveled the country collecting books. A kosher lunch will be served and there is a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.

LOCATION: Congregation Beth Chaim (329 Village Rd East, Princeton Junction)

DATE: July 26th at 12:30PM

RSVP: Required by 7/20 to Beth Englezos at BethE@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100 ext. 126

Click HERE for more information on the book